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Scholastics Award entry, Skeletons in the Closet

Scholastics Awards Awake Joy in Student Creative Imagination

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.” – Albert Einstein Imagination. Say it out loud. Imagination! Even just the phonetic makeup of the word itself is somewhat magical sounding, isn’t it? Einstein, who is known for his findings in math and science and physics and all things brainy, valued the power of imagination above the security of knowledge. He said that he never actually thought in logical symbols or mathematical equations, but in images, feelings, and even musical architectures. He has been …

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Halloween Party at the Casket Factory

WHAT: Casket Factory Halloween Party when: Friday, October 24th 8pm-1am where: The Casket Factory, 314 Palmetto Street Tickets: $45 Info: www.jaxhistory.com, (904)665-0064, [email protected] Last year’s first annual  was the “it” All Hallows’ Eve soiree in . Fans of the inaugural event and those who regretfully missed it the last go-round will be excited to learn that executive director  and her macabre mates are up to their festively frightening tricks once again. The will stage the Second Annual Halloween Party at The Casket Factory on Friday, October 24th. Located at 314 Palmetto Street, the old, mysterious 15,000-square-foot vine-covered brick building on …

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Ft. Caroline 1564-2014

Did you know that in 2014, Jacksonville has a date of special significance in the world history calendar? On May 1, 1562, French Huguenot  and three French ships under his command landed at the mouth of the St. Johns River, naming it the River of May. He claimed this bountiful and pristine land for France and named it New France, which subsequently appeared on maps of the time. According to his maritime journal, he met and exchanged gifts with the indigenous  tribes on the north and south banks of the river. On May 3rd, Ribault and his three ships, one …

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